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Jacket CopyOur books preview for spring includes lots of events, exciting titles....
Jacket CopyFigment awarded innovators prize at LA Times Book Awards. Letters by Charles Dickens and short stories by Etgar Keret this Sunday....
In 1984, when he was 51, novelist Reynolds Price learned that a pencil-shaped tumor, about 10 inches long and malignant, had invaded his spine. Several surgeries and dozens of radiation treatments followed, leaving him a paraplegic racked with pain and...
Jacket CopyThe Man Booker International Prize finalists include Marilynne Robinson, Philip Roth and Anne Tyler....
Jacket CopyJohn Le Carre stirs controversy trying to withdraw from consideration for the Booker Prize International. The judges say he's still on the list....
Jacket CopyA judge withdraws from the Man Booker International Prize jury when the award goes to Philip Roth. "He goes on and on and on about the same subject in almost every single book," she says. "It's as though he's sitting on your face and you can't breathe.".....
++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 36 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 34 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...
"Face it: we forget things every day of our lives. You're missing lots of chunks! But you don't dwell on those, now, do you?" So says the doctor to Liam Pennywell, the 60-year-old protagonist of Anne Tyler's new novel, "Noah's Compass" -- ostensibly to...
Jacket CopyIn Friday's paper, Diana Wagman reviews the new novel by Anne Tyler, "Noah's Compass." "Tyler is not flashy or tricky," she writes. "Her stories are about marriage, divorce, children, unsavory boyfriends, families of all kinds." Her characters eat cereal,...
Associated PressHortense Calisher, a prize-winning writer and former president of PEN known for her dense prose in such works of fiction as "False Entry" and "In Greenwich There Are Many Gravelled Walks," has died in New York City. She was 97. Calisher died Tuesday in...
There's a book I don't remember well, though I can remember precisely where I found it in my elementary school library -- three yards to the right of the door, in the middle of the third shelf from the floor. I was, and remain, a compulsive reader. Back...
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